21st Century Life: The Washington Nationals Park is being toted as a model of green building design. But for all of its environmentally-friendly features, Shawnee Hoover, legislative director for Friends of the Earth, wonders why the Nationals stadium allows ExxonMobil to burnish its poor green record with ubiquitous, high-tech ads, even granting the energy giant naming rights to the 7th inning stretch! (Host: Mike Tidwell) Topics: National Park, ExxonMobil, greenwashing
In 1982 California artist Rik Livingston was teaching a children’s comic book art class at the Columbia Park Boy’s School in San Francisco. As part of the class he guided the children into making 8mm movies of their works or stories, this reel is the results. Topics: Rik Livingston, 8mm animation, Columbia Park, Demolition Kitchen Video
Billboard for the April 2008 edition of THE COFFEE HOUSE: While public attention is focused on the presidential race, the political parties and independent advocacy groups â 527s â are gearing up for a battle over control of Congress. The Democrats reclaimed control of both chambers in 2006 and hope to build on their margin in 2008. We chat with the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Rep. Chris Van Hollen (MD 8th Dist.), about his partyâs prospects in November. The... Topics: politics, elections, greenwashing, Nationals Park, poetry, music, photography
31 Days In July (Video Selections) by Charles Rice Goff III In June, 2005, C. Goff III had been asked by collaborator Jasun Martz to participate in a project called: "The 31 Days In July." The project was to be curated by Gregg Hill of New York. The theme of the project was to be expressed by artists creating one piece of art per day, every day, during July, 2005. The results were to be displayed in a âshowâ sometime in the autumn of 2005. The possibility that a book and/or a CD/DVD... Topics: Taped Rugs Productions, Charles Rice Goff III, C. Goff III, experimental, avant garde, fluxus,...
West of the World Trade Center was an open field edged by a retaining wall. On Memorial Day, 1976, I made this by throwing rocks at the rebar with Bernice Rubin and Richard Friedman. This is a Super 8mm film that has been preserved on 16mm film and also digitized. Topic: Andrea Callard, Flora Funera (for Battery Park City), Talking Landscape
July 30 2005. Water taxis, tugs and barges, luxury yachts cruise past on the river, hipsters lounge in unaccustomed daylight, and locals gaze on bemusedly, as one of the city's most progressive bands, Oneida, performs the song 'Up With People' in NYC East River Park. More info: http://punkcast.com/805 Topics: music, music video, nyc, punkcast, park, punk, river
Don't Drag Cords Around Corners by Taped Rugs Productions 1 March Of The Lady Beetles 2 Spielzeug Lokomotive 3 Insert Art Here 4 Awaken The Rake 5 Aquarelles 6 Wyandotte Winter 7 Phree Psocioation 8 Pasteurized Pleasantries WARNING: The effect created by the synergy of sights and sounds in these videos has caused some spectators to experience psychedelic hallucinations, mental disorientation, and audio-visual fatigue. Viewers should be cautious about driving automobiles or operating potentially... Topics: Taped Rugs Productions, Kansas City, Kansas, Missouri, Lawrence, Wyandotte County, Lake Park,...